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Top 100 Modern Trends in 2017

From Digital Message Boxes to Hi-Tech Dog Dishes

— January 28, 2018 — Art & Design
With the modern trends in 2017, today's consumer is looking to invest in adaptable, multipurpose products that have the potential to add value to their lives, as well as remove the chaos and mundane chores from daily routines. This pattern is exemplified by a number of products that reimagine all aspects of the household, including everything from appliances to pet bowls.

As consumers are looking for greater assistance from streamlined smart home systems and voice-activated assistants, they are seeking the same level of convenience in everything from clothes-folding washing machines to multifunctional kitchen surface concepts like the 'Clean, Cut, Cook.'

In terms of aesthetics, consumers are favoring bold, leafy prints and instantly glamorous, highly photogenic combinations of marble and brass.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
99
Skeletal Branch Lamps
Skeletal Branch Lamps
The 'Bicho' Floor Standing Lamps Draw Inspiration from Wild Animals
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98
Food-Framing Infusers
Food-Framing Infusers
The Porthole Infuser Makes Flavor-Instilling Processes Infinitely Photogenic
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97
Spherical Runway Airport Designs
Spherical Runway Airport Designs
This Circular Runway Design Reduces the Instance of Issues
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96
Electromagnetic Wave-Blocking Beds
Electromagnetic Wave-Blocking Beds
The OTQ 'Bisu' Cork Bed Blocks Out Radio Waves for Better Sleep
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95
Customizable Dresser Designs
Customizable Dresser Designs
The Dressed Cabinet Features a Movable Fabric Panel
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94
Illuminated Retractable Coffee Tables
Illuminated Retractable Coffee Tables
'Microcromo' Transforms from a Coffee Table to Wall-Hung Art
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93
Failure-Focused Museums
Failure-Focused Museums
The Museum of Failure in Sweden Was Founded by Dr. Samuel West
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92
Modular Collapsible Kitchens
Modular Collapsible Kitchens
'The Liberation of the Kitchen' Project Features Flexible Fixtures
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91
Organic Ocean Waste Stools
Organic Ocean Waste Stools
The 'Zostera' Sitting Stool is Made from Eelgrass and Bio-Resin
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90
Voyage-Inspired Furniture
Voyage-Inspired Furniture
Coleccion Alexandra's Designs Revive the Golden Era of Travel
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89
Wooden Water Droplet Tables
Wooden Water Droplet Tables
The Day-Studios 'Drops' Wooden Coffee Tables Have a Liquid Aesthetic
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88
Illuminating Bottle Lamps
Illuminating Bottle Lamps
The Karman 'Bacco' Rechargeable Lamps is Suitable for the Dinner Table
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87
Twisting OLED Illuminators
Twisting OLED Illuminators
The 'Link' is a Flat Lamp with a Twisted Ribbon Aesthetic
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86
Chromatic Flower Vases
Chromatic Flower Vases
'Mellow Vases' Combine Light and Color in an Eccentric Collection
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85
Ambient Living Space Lamps
Ambient Living Space Lamps
The 'Ova' Living Room Floor Lamp Provides Passive Illumination
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84
Sea Life Inspired Lights
Sea Life Inspired Lights
These Coral Lamps Emulate the Spectacular Asymmetries of Reef Formations
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83
DIY Wooden Stick Domes
DIY Wooden Stick Domes
The Hubs DIY Garden Dome Kit Makes Natural Dwellings Outdoors
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82
Virtual Museum Exhibitions
Virtual Museum Exhibitions
'Concrete Storm' Must Be Experienced with Microsoft’s Hololens
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81
Rollable Paper Torches
Rollable Paper Torches
The Paper Torch by Nendo Can Be Rolled into a Lamp
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80
Oversized Octopus Playgrounds
Oversized Octopus Playgrounds
The 'Kraken' Outdoor Playground is for Kids and Adults in Shenzhen
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79
Modular Office Furniture
Modular Office Furniture
The 'Rail' Collection Offers Adjustable Furniture for a Modern Office
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78
Flower-Shaped Furniture
Flower-Shaped Furniture
The Concertina Chair Has Petals Resembling a Blooming Flower
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77
Blanket-Embedded Armchairs
Blanket-Embedded Armchairs
The 'COLE' Armchair Envelopes Sitters with a Built-in Blanket
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76
Modular Yacht Decks
Modular Yacht Decks
This Yacht Has an Expandable Deck That Extends in 30 Seconds
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75
Automated Laundry Cabinets
Automated Laundry Cabinets
The Electrolux Laundry Cabinet Washes, Dries and Irons Clothing
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74
Digital Message Boxes
Digital Message Boxes
Lovebox is a WiFi-enabled Box for Sending Heartfelt Messages
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73
Millennial Pink Paper Shops
Millennial Pink Paper Shops
Papersmiths Shoreditch Occupies a Shipping Container at Boxcar Park
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72
Flatpack 3D Lamps
Flatpack 3D Lamps
The Aura LED Table Desk Lamp Creates the Illusion of a Traditional Lamp
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71
Peeling Door Cabinet Furniture
Peeling Door Cabinet Furniture
The 'Peel Cabinet' Unwraps to Reveal the Interior Storage Space
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70
Cantilevered Treetop Houses
Cantilevered Treetop Houses
The Skywalk Treehouse Lets Inhabitants Walk Right Out to the Canopy
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69
Canopy-Covered Coast Homes
Canopy-Covered Coast Homes
The Tent House Transitions for Different Weather Conditions
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68
Hobbit-Inspired Homes
Hobbit-Inspired Homes
This Grotto Home Encourages Occupants to Get In Touch with Nature
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67
Calming Moss Light Fixtures
Calming Moss Light Fixtures
The Mosslamp is an Indoor Lighting Fixture Which Grows Live Moss
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66
Removable Tray Tabletops
Removable Tray Tabletops
The Batea Table Collection Features Removable Surfaces and Ample Storage
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65
Cat-Friendly Bookshelves
Cat-Friendly Bookshelves
This Bookshelf for Cats is Complete with Trap Doors
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64
Origami-Like Meeting Pavilions
Origami-Like Meeting Pavilions
The PleatPod Serves as an Eye-Catching Solution to Noisy Offices
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63
Transformative Kitchen Surfaces
Transformative Kitchen Surfaces
The 'Clean, Cut, Cook' Transforms to Suit a User's Needs
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62
Conceptual High-End Yachts
Conceptual High-End Yachts
The Aurea Was Proposed by the Designers Behind the Ferrari
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61
Elaborate Cocktail Apparatuses
Elaborate Cocktail Apparatuses
'TWIST by Pinch' is Pinch Food Design's New Cocktail Service
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60
Decontextualized Renaissance Paintings
Decontextualized Renaissance Paintings
These Alexey Kondakov Artworks Modernize the Classics
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59
Transforming Wall-Mounted Desks
Transforming Wall-Mounted Desks
The 'Twofold' Wall Shelf Desk Increases Space Efficiency
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58
Customizable Construction Illuminators
Customizable Construction Illuminators
The 'Vector Light' is Sculptural and Intriguing
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57
Ceramic Hand Warmers
Ceramic Hand Warmers
'Cieplik' Celebrates the Social Elements That Heat Provides
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56
Hi-Tech Dog Dishes
Hi-Tech Dog Dishes
The Petkit Fresh Bowl is Perfect for Portion Control and Illness Prevention
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55
App-Enabled Storage Lamps
App-Enabled Storage Lamps
'Hole' is a Tech-Infused Multi-Purpose Lamp
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54
Pipe-Like Hanging Planters
Pipe-Like Hanging Planters
An Indoor Floating Garden Lets Greenery Contribute to the Architecture
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53
Abstract Interwoven Cushion Chairs
Abstract Interwoven Cushion Chairs
The 'Lawless' Metal Frame Chair Deconstructs Materials
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52
Log-Inspired Furniture
Log-Inspired Furniture
'Cabin Lounges' Feature Log Modules Stacked in an Intersecting Pattern
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51
Multi-Stage Child Beds
Multi-Stage Child Beds
The UUIO 'VII' Children's Bed Grows Up with Kids in a Stylish Manner
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50
Private Outdoor Sauna Capsules
Private Outdoor Sauna Capsules
The Wellness Capsule Modular Outdoor Sauna Maximizes Outdoor Space
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49
Sensory Enhancement Utensils
Sensory Enhancement Utensils
Goûte is an Eating Utensil That Mimics the Licking of One's Fingers
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48
Multi-Sensory Japanese Restaurants
Multi-Sensory Japanese Restaurants
Waka Haiku Setsugekka's Design is Reflective of Japan's Cuisine
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47
Retractable Restaurant Extensions
Retractable Restaurant Extensions
This Retractable Wall System Accommodates More Dining Guests
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46
Fast Food-Inspired Furniture
Fast Food-Inspired Furniture
This Collection Features a Hot Dog Couch and a Hamburger Arm Chair
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45
Multifunctional Stackable Seating
Multifunctional Stackable Seating
Yemenite Stackable Stools Can be Stacked for Easy Storage
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44
Orbed Concrete Planters
Orbed Concrete Planters
'Piedra Luna' Features an Iron Base and a Large Circular Pot
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43
Technology-Focused Furniture
Technology-Focused Furniture
The Sitland 'Cell' Furniture Design Pieces Ensure Privacy
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42
Curvy Hand-Made Furniture
Curvy Hand-Made Furniture
Fielding-Smith Furniture's Collection is Shapely with Color Pops
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41
Architectural Fabric Installations
Architectural Fabric Installations
Do Ho Suh's Art at the Victoria Miro Gallery Explores Space
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40
Outlet-Hiding Floating Shelves
Outlet-Hiding Floating Shelves
Multiple Devices Can Be Balanced on This Floating Wall Shelf
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39
Conceptual Futuristic Objects
Conceptual Futuristic Objects
This Speculative Design Exhibit Guesses the Future of Human Needs
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38
Luxury Woven Pet Beds
Luxury Woven Pet Beds
The RIVA is Stylish Woven Pet Bed for Modern Interiors
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37
Moving Ferris Wheel Apartments
Moving Ferris Wheel Apartments
Travelers Can Now Spend a Night in a Transformed London Eye Capsule
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36
Lego-Like Gardens
Lego-Like Gardens
The Modular Growmore System Makes Creative Gardening Accessible
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35
Tech-Infused Work Desks
Tech-Infused Work Desks
The Tabula Sense Smart Desk Plays Music and Charges Smartphones
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34
Versatile Wooden Packaging
Versatile Wooden Packaging
A Coffee and Spices Package Collection Reduces Waste and Enhances Use
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33
Themed Adult-Only Hotels
Themed Adult-Only Hotels
'Grand Portals Nous' Features Five Uniquely Themed Rooms
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32
Fireplace-Inspired Bluetooth Speakers
Fireplace-Inspired Bluetooth Speakers
The Fireside Audiobox Features Flames That Respond to Music
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31
Egyptian-Inspired Cat Homes
Egyptian-Inspired Cat Homes
BAST Cat Furniture Draws Inspiration from Ancient Egyptian Mythology
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30
Modular Kitchen Stations
Modular Kitchen Stations
This Modular Kitchen by LCMX Was Designed for Urban Dwellers
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29
Active Relaxation Beach Chairs
Active Relaxation Beach Chairs
The Panama Banana Beach Lounger and Soccer Goal is Multipurpose
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28
Magnetized Cord-Holding Platforms
Magnetized Cord-Holding Platforms
'The Base' by Peel Will Stop Cords from Falling on the Floor
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27
Domestic Office Furniture
Domestic Office Furniture
The 'Work Series' Can Adapt to a Number of Office Environments
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26
Beech Wood Extension Tables
Beech Wood Extension Tables
The 'Roll-Out' Extending Table by Marcus Voraa is Contemporary
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25
Clothes-Folding Laundry Machines
Clothes-Folding Laundry Machines
Panasonic's Sustainable Maintainer Will Fold Your Clean Laundry
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24
Minimalist Bangkok Cafe-Bars
Minimalist Bangkok Cafe-Bars
The New Common room Ari Location was Designed by party/space/design
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23
Modular Storage Kitchens
Modular Storage Kitchens
The 'SOUL' Kitchen Layout Offers Adjustable Space for Storage
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22
Unused Space-Utilizing Office Pods
Unused Space-Utilizing Office Pods
The 'Nook Pod' is a Privacy Solution for Open Offices
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21
Desk-Embedded Bed Furniture
Desk-Embedded Bed Furniture
This Small Bedroom Furniture Piece Combines Necessary Items
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20
Futuristic Waterfall-Inspired Sinks
Futuristic Waterfall-Inspired Sinks
The Water Curtain Features Embedded Size-Detecting Sensors
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19
Design-Focused Pet Collections
Design-Focused Pet Collections
IKEA's 'LURVIG' Pet Product Range Boasts Furniture and Accessories
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18
Carbon Fiber Canoes
Carbon Fiber Canoes
This Two-Person Canoe Flaunts a Streamlined and Futuristic Design
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17
Millennial-Inspired Pop Art
Millennial-Inspired Pop Art
Andrew Fairclough's Art is Inspired by a "Tech Dead-Gaze"
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16
Flexible Geometric Seats
Flexible Geometric Seats
The 'Flex Chair' Shifts and Reclines to Offer the Ideal Level of Comfort
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15
Curvacious Wooden Dog Beds
Curvacious Wooden Dog Beds
The 'Covo Pet Bed' Was Designed for Modern Interiors
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14
Multipurpose Kitchen Cookers
Multipurpose Kitchen Cookers
The 'Vario' Versatile Kitchen Appliance Cooks in Many Different Ways
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13
Floating Thunder Cloud Lamps
Floating Thunder Cloud Lamps
The Floating Lamp Magnetically Hovers from Its Base
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12
Customizable Room Dividers
Customizable Room Dividers
'Patchwork' Helps Solve the Privacy Issues Around Cohabitation
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11
Efficient Apartment Cubes
Efficient Apartment Cubes
The 'Kammerspiel' Apartment Living Unit Increases Overall Organization
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10
Ultra-Modern Dog Homes
Ultra-Modern Dog Homes
The MDK9 Dog Haus is a Stylish Alternative to Plastic Dog Crates
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9
Documented Craigslist Encounters
Documented Craigslist Encounters
This Photography Series Captures Subjects Who Answered Online Ads
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8
Contemporary Cat Habitats
Contemporary Cat Habitats
The INDOT Cats Paradise is a Dynamic Space for Your Furry Flatmate
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7
Modern Minimalist Humidifiers
Modern Minimalist Humidifiers
The Ultrasonic MUJI Has an Asymmetrical Yet Balanced Design
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6
Parking Space-Sized Homes
Parking Space-Sized Homes
The 'Tikku' House Offers All Necessary Amenities in a Compact Space
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5
Modern Flatpack Loungers
Modern Flatpack Loungers
The 'Daydream' Lounging Chair Features a Criss-Cross Design
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4
Bottomless Electric Aircraft
Bottomless Electric Aircraft
The AJet-100 Is Cleaner, Greener and Features a Stunning Glass Floor
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3
Elegant Interchangeable Outdoor Sofas
Elegant Interchangeable Outdoor Sofas
The 'Grid' Modular Outdoor Furniture Sofa is Sophisticated
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2
Moveable Prefab Dwellings
Moveable Prefab Dwellings
The Koda Moveable Home Can be Shifted to a New Location
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1
Urban Space-Saving Furniture
Urban Space-Saving Furniture
'Nook' is Adaptable Furniture That Makes Small Spaces Feel Bigger
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